Tag: canola oil

Chicken with Wine, Shallots and Mushrooms

Chicken with Wine, Shallots and Mushrooms

Even if you think that this is too brown looking or boring for you, you might want to reconsider, if only to create a yummy rich fragrance for your home.  There is nothing better than butter, wine and shallots bubbling away.   I don’t usually like 

Moroccan Chicken

Moroccan Chicken

We were in the mood for some sort of Moroccan/Tagine type of chicken.  Quickly ruled out anything requiring preserved lemons as it would take all day to locate them, if at all.  It seemed that the spices in various recipes differed greatly, some with cumin 

Almondy Cinnamon Granola

Almondy Cinnamon Granola

3-Almondy Cinnamon Granola 2-Olivia measuring oats1-Jax measuring

It was my mom’s  idea to make granola. Then my mom told me the story of my uncle Roger who made granola for Christmas presents. Then we had this idea to make granola for our teachers, so we did and now Jackson and I are going to bring granola to our teachers for Christmas. I like the granola because it is almondy tasting and I like the taste of almonds.

My mom says that we have adapted the recipe from Epicurious Granola recipe.

Try some mixed into yogurt. yum.

Olivia, age 9

 

Indian Eggplant

Indian Eggplant

  While cooking Indian food for dinner, I realized that the Chana Masala (garbanzos) already contained many of the same spices required for Bainghan Bharta,  (Indian roasted eggplant) such as tomato, turmeric, garam masala and dried coriander.  So, one mushy dish was enough, we certainly 

Migas

Migas

  Fluffy eggs scrambled with crisp fried tortillas, sautéed peppers, onions and cheese best served with warm corn tortillas.  No real recipe is needed, but here is how we make them in our family – no spicy peppers or salsa.